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Encyclopedia > The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll is based on the permanent exhibit of the same name. It is not a ranked list. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at sunset. ... Rock and roll (also spelled Rock n Roll, especially in its first decade), also called rock, is a form of popular music, usually featuring vocals (often with vocal harmony), electric guitars and a strong back beat; other instruments, such as the saxophone, are common in some styles. ...

See also

There are many candidates for the title of the first Rock and Roll record. ...

External links

  • The list, at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's website
  • Streaming Playlist Of Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Top Songs

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Catching up on Rock Hall posts - Listen Up - USATODAY.com (1983 words)
Rock and Roll was simple, if it makes your heart pound then it is good.
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Little Feat may never see the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame, not because they don’t deserve to be there but music fans and critics both have chastised the HOF for their refusal to put Little Feat in their hallowed halls.
Jailhouse Rock (song) at AllExperts (280 words)
The song was first released as a 45rpm single on September 24, 1957 to coincide with the release of Presley's motion picture, Jailhouse Rock.
The song was named one of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll.
As noted by Rolling Stone magazine, that while Presley sang it as straight hard rock, there are parts of the Lieber and Stoller lyrics that might resemble talk about same-sex relationships between inmates.
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